The beginning of 2019. The opening of the second part of the port Arar border
05/4/2018 12:00 am
[rtl]Saudi Arabia is considering investing 10,000 hectares of agricultural land in Anbar
Baghdad / Taha Hussein
In line with the development of relations at various levels between Iraq and Saudi Arabia, the Border Ports Authority confirmed that the beginning of next year will witness the opening of the second part of the port of Arar border, while pointing to the continuing rehabilitation of the port of Jamema also link with the Kingdom.
This comes at a time when the Ministry of Commerce study to invest 10 thousand hectares of agricultural land in Anbar province.
The head of the body, Dr. Kazem al - Aqabi said in an exclusive interview to «morning»: that Iraq has concluded a memorandum of understanding with the Saudi side to implement the project to expand the port Arar, including conducting trade exchanges between the two countries in addition to the main function of him as an outlet for crossing pilgrims and pilgrims No-manners coming from Iraq and other countries to Saudi Arabia.
He pointed out that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and through the memorandum signed between the two parties ensured the necessary amendments and the establishment of necessary facilities at the border crossing and provide him with equipment, machinery and equipment and the construction of agricultural and health and veterinary quarries and the expansion of existing squares in order to provide the port what it needs to be valid for the purposes of trade, Saudi Arabia has allocated $ 50 million to implement the vital and important project.
In the same regard, al-Aqabi disclosed that the two sides also agreed on the rehabilitation of a beautiful port in the province of Muthanna, which links the two countries, pointing out that the Iraqi side is seeking to negotiate with the Kingdom on the cost of rehabilitating the port which will contribute significantly to increase trade and support the local economy For the two countries and comes as part of the two countries' efforts to strengthen relations between the two neighboring countries.
In the same regard, the Ministry of Commerce said, according to a press statement, that the Joint Coordination Council between Iraq and Saudi Arabia is considering investment in one million hectares of agricultural land in Anbar province, and the equivalent of one hectare 10,000 square meters.
The relations between Iraq and Saudi Arabia witnessed a steady development in various political, economic, sports and other fields, especially after the establishment of the Joint Coordinating Council between the two countries on 22 October
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